Major Culbert

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Major Culbert
No. 22     Free agent
Born: (1987-12-29) December 29, 1987 (age 31)
Harbor City, Los Angeles
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)Linebacker
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight218 lb (99 kg)
CollegeAbilene Christian
High schoolNarbonne
(Harbor City, California)
Career history
As player
2013Toronto Argonauts
2016Saskatchewan Roughriders

Major Culbert (born December 29, 1987) is an American football linebacker who is a free agent. He first enrolled at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln before transferring to Abilene Christian University. He attended Narbonne High School in Harbor City, Los Angeles. Culbert has been a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Early years[edit]

Culbert played high school football for the Narbonne High School Gauchos. He recorded more than 4,000 rushing yards and scored 37 touchdowns in his career. He rushed for 1,955 yards and 17 touchdowns his senior year. He also recorded 10 receptions for 123 yards his senior year. Culbert set a school record with 332 rushing yards. He also amassed 106 tackles, seven sacks and two interceptions.[1]

College career[edit]

Culbert played college football from 2006 to 2008 with the Nebraska Cornhuskers of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.[1] He played running back and defensive back for the Cornhuskers before settling on defensive back in 2008.[2]

He transferred to play his senior year of college football for the Abilene Christian Wildcats of Abilene Christian University in 2009.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Culbert was rated the 63rd best strong safety in the 2010 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[3]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
202 lb
(92 kg)
4.55 s 1.62 s 2.67 s 4.25 s 7.33 s 31 in
(0.79 m)
9 ft 4 in
(2.84 m)
12 reps
All values from Abilene Christian Pro Day[3]

He spent time playing for the Milan Demons of the Italian Football League.[4]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Culbert signed with the Toronto Argonauts on May 10, 2013.[5] He played in three games for the Argonauts in 2013, recording 13 defensive tackles.[6][7] He was released by the Argonauts on November 18, 2013.[5]

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Culbert was signed to the Saskatchewan Roughriders' practice roster on July 25, 2016.[6] He was promoted to the active roster on July 28.[8] He totaled 16 defensive tackles in four games for the Roughriders during the 2016 season.[7] Culbert was released by the team on August 23, 2016.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Culbert has spent time acting in Los Angeles since being released by the Argonauts.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "#2 Major Culbert". huskers.com. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Major Culbert - 2009 ACU Football". acusports.com. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Major Culbert". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Argonauts Sign Chiles and Culbert". oursportscentral.com. May 10, 2013. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ a b "Transactions 2013". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ a b Mills, Peters (July 25, 2016). "Roughriders sign DB Major Culbert, release Brandon McDonald". cbc.ca. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ a b "MAJOR CULBERT". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ a b "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  9. ^ McCormick, Murray (July 29, 2016). "Major Culbert followed circuitous route to the Saskatchewan Roughriders' secondary". leaderpost.com. Archived from the original on August 30, 2016. Retrieved August 29, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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